Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
deeply regrets his disgusting comments about sarah palin. why did it take so long for the talk show host to pay a penalty. could he have kept his job if msnbc moved quickly to suspend him. >>> president obama tries to boost his sagging fortunes by turning to chris matthews and msnbc. >> how do we get back to that confidence that we can solve our manmade problems and other problems? >> why was the host of hardball playing such softball? >> glenn greenwald who published those secret nsa documents under fire who say he's profiteering from snowden's leaks. >> and cbs swoons over an idea that amazon some day may deliver your packages with drones. was that segment and infomercial for jeff bezos? i'm howard kurtz and this is "mediabuzz." >>> it was a mystery surrounding martin bashir after those vial comments how sarah palin deserves an old slave punishment as a toilet. >> when she invokes slavery she confirms that if anyone truly qualified for a dose of discipline from thomas thirstlewood then she would be the outstanding candidate. >> why did msnbc do nothing for nearly three weeks. but after
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
. i love the way sarah palin is unbelievably delicious at this. she talks about and those death panels are in there. i love the way she says the death panels are in there somewhere. like they're creeping around inside. >> i mean, sam very rightly and logically said these people should stop because the president said, repeated today, and reminded them that he's going to be in office. he can veto anything. so they ought to calm down. but the fact is when you watch a few of those clips and when you talk to people in the movement and when you cover some of these groups and so forth, you realize that there's something else going on here. it isn't just a piece of legislation with these people. it's a kind of crusade against some deeply evil force. it almost harkens back to the days when people were worried about communist infiltration and there were people from abroad that were going to control every aspect of your life. in the clips they used words like killing and death. and they used the words of war and life and death because that's how they keep themselves going in this thing. they can'
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am EST
bashir resigned because he made those comments about sarah palin. >> there are a couple of things that people do not understand about the story. in the media business, comcast is now the owner. conservative company, does not take these things lightly. they came down with a heavy hand. alec baldwin had trouble with other issues. anger, big problem. that was over the top. how they handled the bashir situation was horrible -- three weeks to make a decision and letting him slide out. no one believes that. msnbc has mud on their hands as well. one of the things that everybody is proud of is that they are still on air -- not on air today. that is a good thing. >> we're scandal free here. -- founder and president of we will be back in two minutes. ♪ >> it is 56 past the hour, which means we are on the markets. futures are pretty flat right now. we have still numbers coming out between the mcdonald's lag -- this comes after a huge rally that we saw on friday. the biggest rally in four weeks. we are on the markets again in 30 minutes. ♪ come gois "in the loop with betty liu. here's wha